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DHHS will be assisting vulnerable Victorians in metropolitan Melbourne with in-home testing to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Call-to-Test service enables some of our most vulnerable to get tested for COVID19 at home with a qualified health clinician. The service provides access for people who cannot leave home due to injury, mobility or other eligible reasons.

The service will be available to individuals who have COVID19 symptoms and meet the following criteria:

  • People with an injury, chronic health issue or frailty affecting mobility
  • People with moderate to severe physical or psychosocial disability
  • People with moderate to severe mental health or behavioural issues not otherwise classified as a psychosocial disability
  • Carers for a person with a moderate to severe disability.

People need to call a GP for a referral (if they think they are a vulnerable person) for a COVID19 test to access the service to show they are not able to leave the home to get existing testing sites, for example through family or community supports.

People can call the Victorian COVID19 hotline on 1800 675 398 and select option 9 to find out they are eligible for the service.

A link to the website that describes the Call-to-Test initiative is provided below.

In the current environment we are all dealing with our own personal challenges in our own unique ways. Please remember that support is always available if you are facing difficulties. A list of support services are listed below. Also, click on the link for Emergency Relief Services.

Emergency Relief Services